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– Excalibur and Taz welcome us in to another packed episode of Dark. Taz is excited for Team Taz back in action for a second week in a row on Dark.

Chandler Hopkins, Jake St. Patrick & Sage Scott vs. Dark Order (Alex Reynolds, Evil Uno & Stu Grayson)

Big brawl breaks out. Scott and St. Patrick miss on their punches and are taken out by Uno and Reynolds. Grayson lights up Hopkins. Hopkins gaining momentum after Reynolds tags in, but Reynolds takes back control for Dark Order as Dark Order unleash their combo offense on Hopkins. Hopkins hangs Grayson on the ropes and tags in Scott who fires in a flurry of strikes on Grayson.

St. Patrick tags in and continues the pressure. Sliding back elbow only gives St. Patrick a two count. Grayson catches St. Patrick with a huge Uranagi. Uno and Hopkins tags in, and Uno takes down Hopkins and takes out Scott. Assisted elbow drop from Grayson then a pop up knee from Reynolds who is now legal. Fisherman’s small package driver from Reynolds for the win.

Winners: Dark Order (Alex Reynolds, Evil Uno & Stu Grayson)

– Backstage are Ryan Nemeth and Cezar Bononi. Bononi says, “this is physically impossible” referring to JD Drake joining their group. Drake comes in and accuses Nemeth of making a fat joke. Nemeth just says he simply needs two wing men and suggests Drake shave off his beard. Drake asks what can be more sexier than “a hard-working, blue collar” wrestler. Bononi shakes his head as Nemeth gathers everyone together.

Team Taz (Brian Cage, Powerhouse Hobbs & Ricky Starks) (w/Hook) vs. Brick Aldridge, Hayden Backlund & Justin Law

Cage showing off his dominance early on against Law. Law crawls over and tags in Aldridge. Aldridge and Cage go back and forth on shoulder tackles, but Cage getting the upper hand and even showing off some finesse with a tiaris. Starks wants to tag in, but Cage tags in Hobbs instead. Hobbs firing in strikes on Aldridge. Aldridge collides with Hoobs. Aldridge charges in and runs into a huge spinebuster. Starks intercepts a tag from Cage as Aldridge pushes down Starks to tag in Backlund.

Backlund with a flurry of strikes then a lariat. Backlund sent to the outside as Starks with some strong chops. Starks having too much fun gives Backlund a chance. Starks catches Backlund off the diving crossbody. Hook takes out Aldridge. Starks hits Roshambo. Starks tags in Cage and allows him to get the win. Cage hits Drill Claw for the win.

Winners: Team Taz (Brian Cage, Powerhouse Hobbs & Ricky Starks)

Jurassic Express (Jungle Boy & Luchasaurus) (w/Marko Stunt) vs. Dean Alexander & Rex Lawless

Jungle Boy and Alexander start things off as Jungle Boy and Alexander go back and forth exchanging holds. Luchasaurus tags himself in and hits a boot as Jungle Boy hits a German Suplex. Lawless tags in and matches up against Luchasaurus, but Luchasaurus not backing down and firing in punches on Lawless. Luchasaurus with a big chokeslam on Lawless. Back-to-back kicks on Alexander and Lawless. Jungle Boy shoots the half for the win.

Winners: Jurassic Express (Jungle Boy & Luchasaurus)

Ryan Nemeth (w/JD Drake) vs. Fuego Del Sol

Nemeth brushes Fuego aside on the collar-and-elbow tie up. Nemeth then gets a takedown as he plays around with Fuego. Fuego catches Nemeth with a series of arm drags and starts working Nemeth’s left arm. A flurry of kicks on the left arm from Fuego. Fuego gets the elbow up in the corner then a tiaris into a Pendulum Swing.

He slams him down and goes for the pin for a two count. Fuego signals for the tornado DDT. Nemeth catches him and throws him out of the ring! Nemeth drags him back and goes for the pin and gets two. Nemeth with a flurry of punches followed up by raking his face on the mat. Nemeth now applying the double wristlock as he handstands on top of Fuego before raking the eyes and the mask for a ref break. Nemeth with a strong hammer throw as he dances before shooting in with a corner spear.

Nemeth hits a series of knees into the mid-section. Nemeth elevates Fuego up and drops him with a back suplex for a two count. Nemeth now applying the Cobra Clutch, but Fuego fights out of it and lays in a flurry of strikes. Step-up enzuigiri from Fuego as he signals for the tornado DDT again. Nemeth gets him in the fireman’s carry. Fuego wiggles out and hits a backbreaker. Fuego gets elevated up and drags Nemeth’s arm on the ropes. Fuego springboards in but meets a dropkick. Nemeth hits the Rude Awakening for the win.

Winner: Ryan Nemeth

Jon Cruz vs. The Butcher (w/Private Party, The Blade & The Bunny)

The bell rings and Butcher pancakes Cruz in the corner. He fires in viscous headbutts and follows up with a big chop. Big body block from Butcher. Butcher drops Cruz with the Filet mignon for the win.

Winner: The Butcher

Jazmin Allure & Vertvixen vs. Team Sea Stars (Ashley Vox & Delmi Exo)

Allure and Vox start this matchup off as Team Sea Stars go to work quickly and get a quick pin off for a one count. Allure catches Exo with a jawbreaker and tags in Vertvixen. Exo catches Vertvixen in a backslide pin for a two count. Exo gets the boots up in the corner but misses the lariat. Vertvixen sets Exo up in the corner and lays in some big strikes and covers for a two count. Allure tags in and lays in some heavy strikes. Vertvixen and Allure keeping Exo in their corner, but Exo hits an overhand chop.

Allure staying strong and hits a crucifix bomb for a two count. Vertvixen tags out Vox and hits a running knee then a Falcon Arrow for another two count. Vertvixen talking trash. Exo runs past Vertvixen on the ropes and hits a hanging neckbreaker. Vox tags in and baits in Vertvixen taking her out with a tiaris. Vox drops Allure and hits a fishook slam for a two count as Allure breaks up the pin. Exo takes out Allure. Exo hits an exploder, and Team Sea Stars hit Reel Catch for the win.

Winners: Team Sea Stars (Ashley Vox & Delmi Exo)

– Max Caster music video about “Hangman” Adam Page.

KiLynn King & Red Velvet (w/Big Swole) vs. Madi Wrenkowski & Vipress

Wrenkowski and King start things off going back and forth, until King knocks Wrenkowski down with a huge shoulder block. King fires in forearm shots and gets slingshotted into the corner. Vipress tags in, and King applies the wristlock and tags in Red Velvet. Velvet and King slam Vipress in the corner and slam her down for a two count. King sets up Red Velvet for a leg lariat and then King wheelbarrows Velvet onto Vipress for a two count.

Velvet tags Vipress with a quick then a springboard moonsault. Standing moonsault only gives Red Velvet a two count. Referee preventing Wrenkowski from running in as Vipress rakes Velvet’s eyes. Wrenkowski tags in and hits a huge facebuster for a two count. Double shoulder tackle from Vipress and Wrenkowski then a leg drop from Wrenkowski but only a two count. Vipress with a huge DDT but another two count for her. Red Velvet catches Vipress with the bulldog.

King and Wrenkowski tag in as King lays in an elbow strike on Vipress. Wrenkowski firing in kicks, but King hits a buzzsaw kick then a German Suplex. Vipress tags in and is caught in a shotgun dropkick. Red Velvet tags in and hits a running bulldog. Red Velvet sets up Vipress in the corner and slams her down. Wrenkowski breaks up the pin. Kingdom Fall from King and Chef’s Kiss from Red Velvet for the win.

Winner: KiLynn King & Red Velvet

Baron Black vs. JD Drake (w/Ryan Nemeth)

Drake with a quick kick to start things off. Drake and Black miss chops and are at a standstill in hip tosses. Black catches Drake in an abdominal stretch. Drake simply throws Black to the outside. Black puts on the brakes before being sent to the post. He hits a chop, but Drake pops up Black on the ropes and rocks him with a forearm. Drake instructs the referee to count out Black. Drake quickly hits Black with a flurry of strikes when Black enters the ring. Black with some body shots.

Drake sends Black to the corner and hits a splash, a belly-to-belly then a Vader Bomb for a two count. Black and Drake trading strikes. Drake counters an exploder and a German Suplex. Black with a few lariats but can’t knock Drake down. Drake runs into the Manhattan Drop. Black hits an uppercut and gets the German Suplex off. Big clothesline in the corner then a belly-to-belly for a two count! Black setting Drake up, but Drake counters.

Black counters that counter into a Texas Cloverleaf attempt. Drake powers out and tags Black with a chop. Black looking to go chop for chop as the two start trading heavy chops. Drake ducks a chop and fires in quick strikes. Drake ducks a lariat and hits a Claymore Kick for the win.

Winner: JD Drake

Joey Janela & Sonny Kiss vs. Aaron Frye & KC Navarro

Frye and Navarro try to catch Kiss by surprise, but Kiss ducks them and Janela takes out Frye. Kiss with a springboard kick then a dropkick on Navarro. Janela tags in an hits a Manhattan Drop then an assited neckbreaker for two. Janela drags Navarro to Frye allowing him to tag in. Janela goes to work on Frye right away and hits a brainbuster. Bodyslam from Janela, second-rope splash from Kiss, top rope splash from Janela, second-rope splash from Kiss then another top rope splash from Janela.

Navarro tries to intercept and hits a tornado DDT on Kiss. Janela takes Navarro out with a Death Valley Driver. Frye with a quick punch then a knee strike. Janela responds with a superkick. Kiss hits a split-legged Stunner, and Janela hits Greetings From Asbury Park for the win.

Winners: Joey Janela & Sonny Kiss

Matt Sydal (w/Mike Sydal) vs. Mike Magnum

Magnum has a paint brush and talks some trash. Sydal ducks the paint brush shot and lays in some hamstring kicks. Sydal with the buzzsaw kick then a Lightning Spiral for the win.

Winner: Matt Sydal

– TNT Champion Darby Allin has his eye on this match as he watches from the rafters.

Matt Hardy (w/The Hardy Family Office) vs. Vary Morales

Hardy mocks Morales, but Morales doesn’t back down. Hardy gets Morales in the corner and starts laying in heavy shots. Hardy with Snake Eyes then a big lariat. Hardy with a hammer throw in the corner, but Morales escapes and hits a dropkick and hits his own flurry of offense. Morales sent outside and tries to springboard in. Hardy ducks it and hits a Side Effect for a two count. Cut to Allin as Hardy locks in The Leech, and Morales taps out.

Winner: Matt Hardy

– Post-match: Hardy stares down Allin. Hardy is given a mic. “Darby Allin you have the audacity to call Big Money Matt a sellout?… You are the sellout not me. When I get the chance, I’ll show you how extreme Matt Hardy is.” Hardy vows to take the TNT Title from Allin. “The truth is the truth.” Allin invites the challenge and raises his title high.

The Hybrid2 (Angelico & Jack Evans) vs. Bear Country (Bear Boulder & Bear Bronson)

Angelico and Bronson start things off as Angelico gets the upper hand to start off. Bronson with a takedown, but Angelico reaches the ropes. Angelico pushes off Bronson and goes back to work on Bronson. Bronson pushes Angelico off the ropes and knocks him down with a big shoulder block. Evans tags in and tells Bronson to “take your punk ass out of my ring. I want you! (Boulder). Boulder tags in, and Evans does a handstand. Boulder locks up with Evans and is unfazed as he throws Evans out of the ring.

Evans talking more trash as he re-enters the ring and tries to lock up again. Cartwheel then a series of dropkicks, but Boulder is still up and runs Evans down with a boot. Bronson tags in, and Bronson Irish Whips Boulder onto Evans in the corner and hits a back elbow for a two count. Boulder tags in, and Bear Country elevate Evans and pancake him down. Angelico distracts the ref allowing Evans to rake Boulder’s eyes. Angelico with a few strikes, but Boulder is unfazed and rocks Angelico with a powerslam.

Bronson tags in and lays in a big body shot followed up by a lariat for a two count. Angelico catches Bronson with a jawbreaker. Evans tags in and springboards in with a kick. Handspring splash attempt as Bronson catches him and tosses him. Evans laying in body shots, but Bronson stops him. Evans pops up with a dropkick. Angelico with the blind tag as Angelico catches Bronson with a dropkick at the knee. Angelico taking advantage of the knee now.

Bronson fights out and tags in Boulder. Boulder knocks down TH2 and tosses them aside. TH2 stacked up in the corner, and Boulder splash them. Boulder carries both of TH2 and hits the fallaway slam and Samoan Drop combo! Bronson tags in, and Bear Country hit the Bear Bomb for the win.

Winners: Bear Country (Bear Boulder & Bear Bronson)